Samsung's new 27-inch gaming monitor, named CRG5/Courtesy of Samsung Electronics

Tech giant shows off super-fast 27-inch monitor

Samsung Electronics took the wraps off its new 27-inch gaming monitor, named CRG5 that provides high picture quality and ultra-fast speed for intense gameplay.

The Seoul-based company said June 10 that the monitor comes with new gaming features including a lightning-fast 240Hz refresh rate and NVIDIA G-SYNC compatibility.

Samsung’s delivering next-level gaming experiences with innovative curved displays using the latest graphics technology to immerse gamers like never before,” Samsung Executive Vice President Kim Seog-gi said.

Combining a 240Hz refresh rate with NVIDIA G-SYNC compatibility in Samsung’s new CRG5 curved gaming monitor gives gamers advanced performance for the most graphic-intense games.”

A Samsung official said that the new product eliminates screen lag time while displaying ultra-smooth scenes for an immersive experience, which he said are possible thanks to state-of-the-art technology.

The monitor has deeper blacks and brighter whites with a 3000:1 contrast ratio, providing superfine detail even in the brightest and darkest parts of a game. CRG5 has a curved vertical alignment panel display, providing an immersive gaming experience with wide viewing angle,” the official said.

CRG5’s minimal bezel design offers near edge-to-edge screen on three sides and a sturdy, ergonomic stand to help gamers stay comfortably immersed in the gameplay.”

He also noted that users can select preset display options for any genre of game with an on-screen digital menu.

For more advanced customization, game players can create three separate display profiles to easily switch between,” he said.

The new curved monitor joins our full line of curved gaming displays, including the 49-inch, CRG9 that immerses game players in detail and color with a high-resolution super ultra-wide gaming monitor with a 32:9 aspect ratio, dramatic 1800R curved screen and HDR1000.”